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Any smart Android people out there? May just have bricked my phone...

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So, I was running Oxygen RC7 with Clockwork Recovery 2.5.0.7, Hboot 0.93 and S-On.

I wanted to get custom partiton tables for Oxygen working so I flashed AlphaRev's Hboot. This went fine and the phone worked after and displayed:

Quote:
--Alpharev--
Bravo PVT1 Ship S-Off
Hboot 0.93.0001
etc...
I then used the SD Card flash means of install the Oxygen Partition table through Hboot. After this is when it gets stuck on the AlphaRev splash screen. It works in Hboot and Recovery. In the former it now shows:

Quote:
AlphaRev Oxygen
Bravo PVT1 Ship S-Off
HBOOT 0.93.1000
Post flash, Clockwork Recovery is now gone from 2.5.0.7 to 2.5.1.8.

Halp?
post #2 of 7
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I fixed it. Basically forgot to reinstall the OS having put on a ROM specific partition and Hboot :/

I'm a bit thick sometimes
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The majority of Android phones are pretty much impossible to brick. At least for the Motorola Droid, the only ways to brick it are via the radio, or by corrupting the bootloader, which takes some serious talent. And if you can manage to corrupt the bootloader, you should've known what you were doing.

Contrary to popular belief, you cannot brick a phone via sbf
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Originally Posted by wierdo124 View Post
The majority of Android phones are pretty much impossible to brick. At least for the Motorola Droid, the only ways to brick it are via the radio, or by corrupting the bootloader, which takes some serious talent. And if you can manage to corrupt the bootloader, you should've known what you were doing.

Contrary to popular belief, you cannot brick a phone via sbf
Well, I was flashing HBoot from the stock one to Alpharev's Oxygen one. So, if that had gone wrong, it could have bricked. I thought I had, but luckily it still got into recovery so I knew I was alright.

That's the bit that scares me, flashing HBoot :/
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The majority of Android phones are pretty much impossible to brick. At least for the Motorola Droid, the only ways to brick it are via the radio, or by corrupting the bootloader, which takes some serious talent. And if you can manage to corrupt the bootloader, you should've known what you were doing.

Contrary to popular belief, you cannot brick a phone via sbf
I can testify to that, with my Nexus S I installed the wrong ROM once and on booting it would only show a white triangle with a yellow exclamation mark in it and I thought I was screwed because l didn't have any other ROMs backed up or stored (stupid I know). But fear not I found out that I can still mount my phone to my PC using Clockwork Recovery, and upload another ROM to recover the phone with.
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I can testify to that, with my Nexus S I installed the wrong ROM once and on booting it would only show a white triangle with a yellow exclamation mark in it and I thought I was screwed because l didn't have any other ROMs backed up or stored (stupid I know). But fear not I found out that I can still mount my phone to my PC using Clockwork Recovery, and upload another ROM to recover the phone with.
Have to love clockwork, makes life so much easier when things go wrong
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Well, I was flashing HBoot from the stock one to Alpharev's Oxygen one. So, if that had gone wrong, it could have bricked. I thought I had, but luckily it still got into recovery so I knew I was alright.

That's the bit that scares me, flashing HBoot :/
I get pretty scared when flashing radios, seeing as I can't find MD5 checksums for them anywhere.

I've already S-OFF'd my desire (most painless thing I've done with my desire since getting it) but I'm wondering which rom to use (CM7 or oxygen 2.0) as my main rom, and therefore which partition table to use.
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I personally love Oxygen. It is a little rough around the edges in terms of bugs, the speed and simplicity is great. I used Alpharev's Oxygen partition table.
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